Bedford County seal.
Bedford County seal.

Here are some of the top headlines from other news outlets around Southwest and Southside. Some content may be behind a metered paywall:


Saunders Volunteer Fire Department in Bedford County says it doesn’t have enough volunteers, asks county for career firefighters. — WSET-TV.


Questions remain after Virginia Press Association investigates student winner of its top journalism award. — Poynter Institute.


Cameo Theatre in downtown Bristol is for sale, one of 15 oldest in Virginia. — WCYB-TV.


Asian longhorned ticks continue to spread in Virginia, endangering cattle herds. — Virginia Mercury.

Health care

New health director named for Mount Rogers Health District. — The Galax Gazette.

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